With fifty countries, twenty-three official languages and climates ranging from the icy mountain peaks of the north, to the balmy sub-tropics of the south, to venture into Europe is to open a treasure chest of fascinating travel opportunities and world-class luxury holiday resorts. Strewn with tangible tales of ancient history, vibrant cultures and spectacular scenery, the charms of this wonderful continent have yet to fail in drawing in visitors year-after-year, promising reliable summer getaways and exciting adventures through sun and snow alike.
It is for these reasons, among countless more, that Elegant Resorts has fallen in love with Europe all over again, and is why we are delighted to present our brand new Discover Europe 2016 travel guide. With the passion, knowledge and understanding to help our clients experience Europe at its finest, our expert Travel Consultants have shared their insider tips from their extensive travels, highlighting those essential details that will make your luxury holiday to Europe stand head and shoulders above the rest.
With pages full of inspiration and travel ideas to appeal to everyone – from those looking for a classic beach holiday to those seeking a tailor-made journey through the heart of the action – our guide sheds light on the fabulously multi-faceted array of European destinations we are delighted to feature, offering guidance that is a hallmark of Elegant Resorts service. Each feature reveals lesser-known highlights and local sweet-spots, including the best vantage points to soak up the views, the perfect places to keep children of all ages happy, and where to find the finest Michelin-Starred restaurants.
We are also delighted to include our exquisite selection of newly featured experiences, chosen to offer our clients new ways to travel, new places to see and new discoveries to be blown away by. We have introduced a fabulous collection of luxury river cruises, where guests can embark on a sumptuous luxury vessel – small enough to wind through the Europe’s finest rivers – and delve into a myriad of cultural adventures. Explorations to the north beckon with our two new Nordic Adventure itineraries, offering expeditions to the snow-blanketed dreamland of Lapland, where families can cherish trips to Santa’s village, and to the magnificent realm of Iceland, where the celestial wonders of the Northern Lights have to be seen to be believed. And, of course, we want to make sure our clients always receive the highest standards of luxury, which is why we are excited to introduce world-class private jet charters.
With a portfolio brimming with an array of five star luxury properties and hand picked destinations, we have plenty to whet your appetite. If you are considering a weekend break in one of Europe’s dazzling capital cities, we help you pick out must-do experiences, the finest shopping hotspots and the essential places to dine. From the fabulous glamour of Monaco and effortless elegance of Paris, to the irresistible culture of Vienna and Florence, you are sure to be swept away.
Traditional holiday destinations are cast in exciting new lights, as we put the spotlight of Greece and bring to life the unexpected joys of Tenerife. Plan your dream honeymoon at the romantic paradise of Santorini, uncover ancient history and intriguing mythical back stories of the Peloponnese and gaze up at the stars from the lunar landscape of the volcanic Mount Teide. For those hoping to make the most out of their European holiday, we recommend our favourite twin-centre options; a splendid way to pair up the delightfully contrasting sides of any chosen country – whether you are inspired to combine the sparkling splendour of Croatia’s Dubrovnik with the staggering scenery of Montenegro, or fancy immersing yourself in the cultural treasures of Mallorca’s blossoming city of Palma, before relaxing on its beautiful beaches and pretty mountain towns of the north of the island – we can make any whim a reality.
Whether admiring the colourful flowers and ancient architecture of Rome in Spring, kicking back on the beaches of Cyprus in summer, relaxing with a round of golf in the Algarve during autumn or celebrating the Yuletide joys of Berlin in winter, our Discover Europe 2016 travel guide offers
year-round inspiration and expert advice to help you plan your ultimate luxury holiday to Europe. To read it online, please click here, or for more information, please call our expert Travel Consultants on 01244 897 771.